INDICATIONS FOR THE CORRECT POTENCY. The problem of the correct potency has been puzzling homoeopaths for a long time. For the low potency group there is not much of a problem for they deny that there is any action to a high potency other than suggestion. They object to high potencies on theoretical grounds, or having tried them in a slipshod manner have been disappointed with results.
IS HOMOEOPATHY LONGER NEEDED IN MODERN MEDICINE. The mother who had been raised a homoeopath, objected to giving her baby “dope” so she wrote to me enclosing the prescription and asking if it were necessary to give this to a baby. She also gave me the following symptoms. Baby covered from head to foot with an eruption worse on the face and legs, for the baby rubs the face with his hands and rubs the legs together until they are raw and bleed.
EDITORIAL. The homoeopathic patient is almost always a grateful one or at least knows that his obligation is an honest one and that the service has entailed the minimum of accessory expenses. The larger office practice helps collections. Besides, the necessary expenses of a practice limited to homoeopathy is probably less than those of other specialties. But the practice of homoeopathy is no sinecure for the sleepy head.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF A SYMPTOM. At the same time it is not the stupidity of this type that prompts the high brows to question the thoroughness of our academic instructions because that very answer would “Pass master” in many of the college that have escaped the adverse criticism of this coterie of self – appointed, self annointed censors.
CLINICAL REPORT. she apparently quite well for several months until the parents took her out to an entertainment in a country church one stormy winters evening. She was very sick again the next morning, when I found her in about the same condition and the same symptoms as before, but in a rather aggravated form.
A FEW SINUS CASE. Conditions of aggravation and amelioration and other modalities serve to sharpen the focus on the final remedy of choice. No set potency is advised. The potency range is subservient to the most similar remedy It should be deep enough to produce reaction depending on the ability of the patient to react. Sinus cases, new or old, present a challenge which homoeopathy can meet with confidence and not infrequently solve.
TUBERCULOSIS OF THE RIGHT HIP CURED HOMOEOPATHICALLY. The large incision in the bubo was another source of annoyance. He insisted on the incision being drawn together for fear it would leave such a large scar that he might not be able to obtain his pension, but I explained that the gonorrhoeal poison must have an outlet and this was as good as any we could have.